Tagged Homer Davis Project

Business briefs 5.4.18

MARY ELLEN LOEBL will receive the 2018 Arizona Education Association Partners in Education Award. Loebl is coordinator of “Making A Difference Every Day: The Homer Davis Project” for the Jewish Community Relations Council of the JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA, which provides weekend food packs and other assistance for elementary school… Read more »

Tikkun olam: Gail Birin

Gail Birin

No matter where she’s lived, Gail Birin says being tapped into the Jewish community has always been an essential part of her life. “I feel I’m just continuing my life’s work, the work I grew up with and the culture I grew up with,” says Birin. “The ones who… Read more »

JCRC holds school supply drive for Homer Davis

Making a Difference Every Day: The Homer Davis Project, an effort to reach out to the under-served school children in the community at Homer Davis Elementary School, is the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s signature social action program. School. This coming school year, 2016-2017, begins the seventh year… Read more »

Giving with joy: Matriarch conveys spirit of philanthropy

Phyllis Maizlish, center, with her grandchildren, their spouses and friends (Courtesy Homer Davis Elementary School)

Creating a legacy for future generations of compassionate community volunteers is an important part of being a member of the Maizlish family, which so far encompasses three generations in Tucson. Phyllis Maizlish started the Maizlish Family Foundation because she wanted to help others and inspire her family. “My husband… Read more »